Andrew Stephens

Andrew Stephens

Andrew has a truly international background in the maritime industry, working for leading maritime service providers, in the position of Chief Operating Officer, such as Wilhelmsen Ships Service and Wallem Group, in a career which has seen him working in the UK, UAE, USA, Norway and Hong Kong. He was responsible for leading and managing business transformation, continuous improvement, integration and change management programmes, drive strategic planning and implementation consequently delivering on improved customer satisfaction, business performance and efficiency.

After a successful period in both international groups he joined The Sustainable Shipping Initiative in August 2018, where he is responsible for leadership of the Secretariat.

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Career Paths: Andrew Stephens, Sustainable Shipping Initiative

In our special column this month, we are happy to host an interview with Mr. Andrew Stephens, Executive Director, Sustainable Shipping Initiative, who comes with a multi-cultural background. Mr Stephens worked in Dubai, Long Beach, Oslo and Hong Kong before returning to the UK 23 years later. This was not only fascinating but also helped him to adapt to a diverse and wide-ranging environment.

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